grand unified theory


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grand unified theory

n. Abbr. GUT
1. A theory of elementary forces that attempts to describe the weak, strong, and electromagnetic interactions as low-energy manifestations of a single unified interaction. Also called grand unification theory.

grand unified theory

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(General Physics) physics any of a number of theories of elementary particles and fundamental interactions designed to explain the gravitational, electromagnetic, strong, and weak interactions in terms of a single mathematical formalism. Abbreviation: GUT

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More importantly, it continues to make generations of readers aware of the ongoing quest to come up with the Grand Unified Theory of Everything.
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Born in 1926 to a working class Punjabi family of Jhang, he later became one of the most important theoretical physicists of his day, contributed to one of the most important theories in Physics, the Grand Unified Theory, and died a proud Pakistani after being celebrated as one of the world's greatest minds.
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